Tag: Medicare Advantage health plans

Providers Share Benefits of Medicare Advantage During COVID-19

Providers’ experiences with Medicare Advantage plans’ capitated payment models, supplemental benefits, and overall influence gave them recommendations for CMS. There has been a lot of valuable conversation around the benefits that Medicare Advantage health plans can offer to consumers, but now providers have offered their perspectives on this form of health insurance in Better Medicare […]
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Three Key Targets for Payers During Medicare Open Enrollment

Affordability, simplicity, and accessibility remain the three targets that payers aim to hit during Medicare open enrollment season, according to Christopher Ciano, president of Aetna Medicare. Listen to the full podcast to hear more details. And don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. The push for greater affordability is perhaps most evident […]
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Medicare Advantage COVID-19 Hospitalizations Were Lower Than FFS

Medicare Advantage coronavirus-related hospitalizations were lower than fee-for-service  Medicare’s rates from January through November 2020, a Better Medicare Alliance report found. ATI Advisory compiled the report on behalf of Better Medicare Alliance using data from the MCBS Fall 2020 Community Supplement Public Use Files and Medicare Claims Data. Overall, Medicare beneficiaries experienced hospitalization for coronavirus […]
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